Posts Categorized: pet safety

Bloat in Dogs

Bloat occurs when the dog’s stomach fills with air, fluid and/or food.  The enlarged stomach puts pressure on the other organs, causing difficulty breathing, eventually decreasing blood supply to the dog’s vital organs.  Also known as Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV), gastric torsion and twisted stomach, the condition causes rapid clinical signs and death in several… Read more »

The Yellow Dog Project

I just got wind of this movement and wanted to learn a little bit more about it.  In a nutshell, it is a global initiative to give those dog owners, who do not want other people and/or dogs to approach their dogs, a way of alerting people to that wish.  It’s the simple act of… Read more »

Pet Insurance – Worth the Price?

  Whether you‘re the owner of a new puppy or kitten, or an older dog or cat, you‘ve probably wondered about purchasing pet medical insurance. Is it something every pet owner should have?  Many of the issues, good and bad, are similar to buying your own health insurance.  You have got to read the fine… Read more »